Trick or Treat!

Trick or Treat!
Farpointe Cellar
Tasted Saturday, October 30, 2010

FLIGHT 1

2009 Orin Swift Abstract – USA, California, Sonoma County The nose had loads of chocolate covered oak, blackberry and raspberry, spice and vanilla, and a little earth at the end. The palate was soft, with cherry and strawberry, mocha and spice, and a good vanilla finish. (89 Points)

2006 Castello di Monastero Chianti Classico – Italy, Tuscany, Chianti, Chianti Classico The nose had barnyard and spice, wild berry and some floral notes. The palate was smooth, with berry and barnyard, spice and floral notes, and a good cedar finish. (88 Points)

2008 Cardwell Hill Pinot Noir Estate Bottled – USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley The nose had cherry and strawberry, forest floor, and a little chocolate. The palate was rich, with black cherry and mocha, strawberry and spice, and a little earth on the finish. (87 Points)

2009 Paco & Lola Rías Baixas – Spain, Galicia, Rías Baixas The nose had citrus and fresh herbs, white flowers and apples, and a little spice. The palate was crisp, with apple and lime, floral notes and herbs, and a touch of spice. (86 Points)

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